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Q&A With our Chief Wellness Officer Eric Stephenson

At Elements Massage, we’re focused on furnish a world-class experience for all Elements’ studio members and massage therapists, which is why last year we designated Eric Stephenson as our Chief Wellness Officer! With over 20 -years of experience in service industries, Eric is focused on creating best-in-class knows for our clients and our teams. On […]

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Understanding and managing long COVID

Although 90% of non-hospitalized patents with acute COVID-1 9 have complete manifestation resolution by 21 periods, the residue suffer from a wide range of nonspecific manifestations for weeks to months, collectively known as post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2( PASC) or long COVID. An American Family Physician editorial on long COVID published last-place December advised that family […]

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Top 5 Ways to Care for Yourself in 2017

Lose 20 pounds. Get more organized. Spend less coin. Sound familiar? If you find yourself with a brain full of high aims this time of year, you’re not alone. An calculated 40% or more of us reach New Year’s resolves, and they’re often centered on self-improvement. Wanting to improve yourself is great, but we’d like […]

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Handoffs

I have started asking every patient I realize, for whatever reason, if they have received or intend to receive one of the three accessible U.S. vaccines against COVID-1 9. In less than 2 weeks, every adult in every commonwealth will be eligible to get the shots, and in the next few months the Pfizer vaccine […]

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Are physicians overdiagnosing melanoma?

In an editorial in the February 1 issue of American Family Physician, Dr. Jenny Doust and colleagues wrote about the problem of widening disease clarities, a common phenomenon in which the definition of a disease is “broadened over time to include milder and earlier contingencies, ” leading to harm “by exposing more patients to the […]

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My favorite public health and health care books of 2020

Christmas Eve may be a little late in the vacation season to be recommending diaries, but then again, e-books can be a great last-minute gift for procrastinators. One constant that has helped hinder me sane during this stormy pandemic time has been always having a physical or virtual shelf of plotting notebooks to read next. […]

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Is physical therapy helpful for acute back pain with sciatica?

Although a referral to physical rehabilitation is a standard part of my treatment plan for cases with subacute or chronic low-pitched back hurting, there is little data on the effectiveness of physical care for acute back grief. A 2018 Family Physicians Inquiries Network( FPIN) Clinical Inquiry be made available in American Family Physician found that […]

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The Importance of Holistic Self-Care

Written by Eric Stephenson, Chief Wellness Officer, Elements Therapeutic Massage, LLC How well are you taking care of yourself? Perhaps this is a question you regularly ask yourself or perhaps it’s one that has gone by the wayside. Life can be busy. And with everything you are juggling – family, friends, office — it can […]

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Adverse childhood experiences and their sequelae in primary care

In a recent editorial on the relationship between stress and chronic disease, Dr. Jennifer Middleton mentioned that adverse childhood suffers( Unities ), “such as physical or sex offense, evidenced domestic violence, loss or captivity of a parent, and poverty issues, ” are associated with last-minute development of diabetes, coronary thrombosis, asthma, and cancer. A 2019 […]